[KINDLE] ❤ Ancient Worlds ➜ Richard Miles – Burberry-outlets-online.co.uk

Ancient Worlds Across The Middle East, The Mediterranean And The Nile Delta, Awe Inspiring, Monstrous Ruins Are Scattered Across The Landscape Here, Richard Miles Recreates These Extraordinary Cities, Ranging From The Euphrates To The Roman Empire, To Understand The Roots Of Human Civilization.


10 thoughts on “Ancient Worlds

  1. says:

    a good introduction to early history of European civilizations starting from the ancient cities of the Iraq region through to the roman empire charting the complex interplay between different societies and cultures arguably doing a...


  2. says:

    A frantic gallop through early history, painted on a vast canvas bringing together complex historic themes and threads and presenting these in a way that I found enjoyable and utterly compelling I would recommend this to anyone with an interest in ancient history.


  3. says:

    Quite a canvas for 340 pages so unsurprisingly a bit uneven.The coverage of early Mesopotamian civilisations is quite descriptive and a little patchy Nevertheless, it sets out the question of why civilisations began to spontaneously form and what their common properties might be.The Bronze age civilisations are covered


  4. says:

    Great global overview of the Ancient civilizations Though unavoidably he has to skip a lot of details and nuances, the book is very informative yet reads very pleasantly Great as a starting point to learn about the ancients


  5. says:

    An unbelievably good high level overview of history from the beginnings of civilisation to the end of the Roman empire with insights into political developments and the paradox of civilisation which are still applicable today.


  6. says:

    An enjoyable and very readable introduction to the ancient civilisations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece and Rome.I have read individual books in the past about all these civilisations, and came to this wantinginformation about Mesopotamia.This book presents a persuasive argument about how civilisations have built on previous attempts and how this pr


  7. says:

    page 53 In the twelfth century bc, the Bronze Age cities of the Near East, the eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean suffered a series of disasters on an almost unimaginable scale In Anatolia the mighty Hittite Empire and in Greece, the Mycenaean kingdoms were toppled Many of the cities of Syria and the Levant were reduced to rubble Smaller settlements inremo


  8. says:

    I enjoyed it It felt like lighter than usual historical reading by a well researched and knowledgeable author Full of information and overall, an interesting perspective Excellent for beginners, or those that are looking for something readable, as opposed to a...


  9. says:

    A whistle stop tour of ancient civilisations ranging from Babylon to Rome It skims over a lot of things, and looks at how the civilisations have influenced our modern civilisation But it s good, with some great insights.It also highlights the transience of cities a...


  10. says:

    There is the odd moment where my history teacher brain stops and says I m not quite sure about THAT point but they are few and far between in rather interesting analysis of the progress of civilization That said, I think the sections prior to reaching Alexander the ...


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